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Common and Rare Reactions to Olmesartan Medoxomil-Hydrochlorothiazide

Common Olmesartan Medoxomil-Hydrochlorothiazide Side Effects

Extensive clinical trials have evaluated thousands of people worldwide who were taking olmesartan medoxomil-hydrochlorothiazide. In these studies, side effects are always documented and compared to side effects that occurred in a similar group of people not taking the medicine. Based on these studies, the most common side effects of olmesartan medoxomil-hydrochlorothiazide include:
 
  • Dizziness -- occurring in up to 9 percent of people
  • Upper respiratory tract infection, such as the flu or common cold -- in up to 7 percent
  • Increased uric acid levels in the blood -- in up to 4 percent
  • Nausea -- in up to 3 percent.
     
Other side effects, occurring in more than 1 percent of people include, but are not limited to:
 

Rare Side Effects of Olmesartan Medoxomil-Hydrochlorothiazide

Rare side effects of olmesartan medoxomil-hydrochlorothiazide occur in less than 1 percent of people taking the drug. Given how uncommon they are, it can be difficult to tell whether these side effects are caused by the medication or by something else.
 
Some of these rare side effects include but are not limited to:
 
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